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Veterans Leading WCHS in the Pledge of Allegiance

During the week prior to Veterans Day, the WCHS student body will be led in the Pledge of Allegiance by a local veteran each day.  Monday, November 6, we had the privilege of being led by Mr. Ray Shafer, 94 years old from . . .

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WCHS Student Council Blood Drive

On Friday, November 3, 2017, the WCHS Student Council hosted a blood drive for students and walk-in community members.  It was a great day and we were able to collect 20 units!  Thanks to all who worked to the make the blood . . .

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WCHS Pride Winners

First Quarter Pride Winners for 2017. Congratulations everyone!

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WCHS Student of the Month Awards

Students of the month for September and October 2017! September      CTE - Brock Bigger      English - Jayde Henry      Math - Caitlyn Martinez     . . .

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Red Cross Blood Drive November 3!

In the wake of several recent catastrophes (Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the Las Vegas shooting), the need for blood has never been more apparent. The Red Cross provides much needed help to these areas. To do our part, the West Central High . . .

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Pumpkins!

Pumpkin harvesting time at the WCHS Greenhouse.

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Friday Homecoming Activities

Skit Winners: Freshmen Juniors Sophomores Hallway Decorating: Seniors Freshmen Juniors Sophomores

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Thursday Winners Homecoming Week

Vegas Day

Vegas Day dress winners: Ariel Zang Sydney Finkel Kailee Yates Lilah Fosmore Sloan Fisher

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Wednesday Winners Homecoming Week

Circus and Cross Dress Day

Circus: Danielle Rhinehart Lilah Fosmore Sarah Shrum   Cross dress: Colyn Crane Jason Strack Blake Stuber

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Tuesday Twin Day/Salad Day

Homecoming 2017

Today's winners are: Twins Cow Group: Shepherd Coventon Grace Meyer Tori Olson Brianna Hill Batman:  Grant Sibley & MacKenzie Johnson Kiersten Sipes and Kristen Sumpter   Salad Day: . . .

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Monday's Beach/Tourist Day

Homecoming Week 2017

The following were winners of Monday's Beach/Tourist Day and Hallway Competition...... Hallways: 1.  Seniors (Vegas Strip) 2.  Freshmen (Wedding Chapel) 3.  Juniors (Hotel/Casino) 4.  . . .

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WCHS Homecoming Court 2017

  West Central high school students have voted on their 2017 homecoming court with the following students representing their respective classes:  Freshmen attendants: Halee Porter and Jordon Roller; Sophomore attendants: . . .

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New HS Math Teacher - Michael Holloran

Hello, my name is Michael Holloran, West Central High School's newest math teacher. I am from Crystal Lake, IL and currently live in Burlington, IA. I have wanted to be a teacher since the 4th grade, and in high school, math quickly . . .

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New Science Teacher at WCHS

My name is Kurt VanHorn. I graduated from Monmouth College in 1994 with a BA in Chemistry and a minor in Mathematics. I have been teaching high school students for twenty years. As well as teaching, I have coached basketball for the last . . .

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WMOI and WRAM Spotlight School - WCHS

West Central High School was selected for the month of May as the WMOI/WRAM spotlight school of the month.  As a result, ads were featured throughout the month of May on the radio highlighting all the exciting things that are going on at . . .

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WCHS Senior Awards Night 2017

The 2017 West Central High School Scholarship and Academic Awards Night was held the evening of May 9, 2017.  It was a great night to recognize the Seniors and all their achievements.  Several scholarships were awarded . . .

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Special Guests at Softball Tournament

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, the West Central Softball team traveled to Alexis, IL for a tournament.  They had two special fans in attendance for the games, Lauren Mayberry and Justin Long.  The late Dr. Paul Good and his wife Cathy . . .

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On to State!!

Harrison got a gold medal at the Special Olympics, running the 1500M in 6 minutes 8 seconds. He will advance to the state Special Olympics in June. Way to go Harrison!

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Students and Staff Run/Walk Global 6K for Water

On Saturday, May 6 over 20 West Central students and staff participated in the  Monmouth Global 6K for Water , a World Vision event in which each participant's $50 entry fee provided clean water to one child in the developing world . . .

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Spanish Club Students Visit Bilingual and ESL Classrooms in Monmouth

On Wednesday, May 3 the Spanish Club visited Lincoln Early Childhood School in Monmouth to observe a bilingual kindergarten class and an ESL kindergarten class. Bilingual classes are taught 90% in Spanish while ESL (English as a Second . . .

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WCHS Graduation 2017

West Central High School Commencement May 14, 2017 2:00 P.M. WCHS Gymnasium Biggsville, IL

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NHS Road Cleanup 2017

NHS is in the 20th year with the Adopt a Highway program in Illinois. Today NHS members Laura Newton, Zach Vancil, Megan Krieger, Grace Brent, Maddy Benge, Nick Brokaw, Tori Olson, Kami Endress,  and Braeden Reed worked to clean up the . . .

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WCHS Students Win at Lincoln Trail Conference Art Festival

WCHS was represented by several students at the Lincoln Trail Conference Art Festival on April 18 at Monmouth College. Out of 10 pieces of  artwork submitted, 4 received ribbons: Angel Derengowski, 2nd place in oil pastels; Ashley . . .

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Activity in the Greenhouse 2017

Mrs. Alexander's classes have been busy out at the WCHS Greenhouse.      

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WCHS Career Day 2017

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, West Central High School sponsored a Career Day for the 8th-12th graders at West Central School District.  The event was held beginning at 12:30 in the afternoon.  Each student had the opportunity to . . .

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Radon - The Silent Killer

Radon gas seeps into homes and is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. The risk of radon gas is highest in our area. The American Lung Association in Illinois has sponsored a video contest to educate the public about . . .

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National Honor Society Induction Ceremony 2017

West Central High School held their National Honor Society’s induction ceremony for three new members on March 20, 2017. Zachary Vancil, Vice-president of the National Honor Society, welcomed students, relatives, and . . .

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WCHS Students in 49th Annual Town & Country Art Show

Eight WCHS students recently submitted their artwork for competition in the 49th Annual Town & Country Art Show at the Buchanan Center for the Arts in Monmouth, IL. Those students are Nick Barber, Abby Clem, Angel Derengowski, . . .

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West Central High School Announces Illinois State Scholars

Illinois Student Assistance Commission congratulates six West Central students on their academic achievement   West Central Principal Ben Rees is pleased to announce that 6 students from the graduating class of 2017 have been . . .

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FCA Students Make Global Impact

                                                         The Fellowship of Christian Athletes . . .

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WCHS Students of the Month

West Central High School began the 2016 year by instituting a new and exciting Student of the Month program. Each month the seven departments at WCHS (Career Technical Education, English, Fine Arts, Mathematics, Physical Education, Science, . . .

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Graduation 2016

The WCHS Graduation date has been set for: May 15, 2016 at 2 p.m. Graduation will be held in the WCHS gymnasium.

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West Central High School Announces Illinois State Scholars

Illinois Student Assistance Commission Applauds the Success of Five High School Students West Central High School Principal Scott Schneider is pleased to announce that five West Central High School students from the graduating class of . . .

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WCHS Green House Gets a New Cover

After two full days, and lots of work by a bunch of volunteers, the new cover is in place on the West Central greenhouse.    The workers represented community members, former students, current students, CGB employees, along with . . .

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